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Living Color perform on June 15th on the Galp stage

There's even more Rock at Rock in Rio Lisboa!

  • There is even more Rock at Rock in Rio Lisboa: Living Color is the most recent confirmation of Palco Galp, thus completing its lineup for June 15th;
  • The New York band, which has been playing opening shows for Extreme in the USA, will meet again with Nuno Bettencourt’s band at Rock in Rio Lisboa, on a day that has a strong lineup that also includes the Scorpions, Evanescence, Xutos & Pontapés with Portuguese Philharmonic Orchestra on Palco Mundo; Europe, Hybrid Theory and Pluto on Palco Galp; and Rival Sons, The Legendary Tigerman, Blind Zero and Peste & Sida on Palco Tejo;
  • Remember that Rock in Rio Lisboa 2024 will take place on the 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd of June 2024 and will feature 12 hours of daily and memorable parties, in a new City of Rock and a new location – Parque Tejo -Lisbon.

There’s even more Rock at the 10th edition of Rock in Rio Lisboa! Living Color are the latest confirmation of the festival, which celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year.

The New York band that performed in 2022 at Rock in Rio with the legendary Steve Vai will now take to the Galp Stage at Rock in Rio Lisboa on June 15th, thus completing the stage lineup for the same day. One more reason to confirm that Rock has arrived at Parque Tejo-Lisbon, on a day that will feature performances by important bands and artists, now joined by Living Colour.

Known as one of the most influential rock bands of the late 80s and early 90s and combining heavy metal, funk, hip-hop, punk, hard rock and jazz fusion, Living Colour returns in force to stages around the world in 2024, with the opening concerts of Extreme’s “Thicker Than Blood Tour”, which passes through the USA and Canada, and with their concerts at some summer festivals, including their mini tour of the United Kingdom, which features two concerts, and in South America, which has four shows scheduled in Brazil, Chile and Argentina.

With lyrics ranging from personal to political themes, in some cases attacking Eurocentrism and racism in America, the New York rock band formed in 1984 is currently made up of Vernon Reid (guitarist), Corey Glover (vocalist), Doug Wimbish (bassist) and Will Calhoun (bassist), and has released six studio albums to date. Living Colour rose to fame with the release of their debut album, Vivid, in 1988. Although they had several hits, they are best known for their signature song “Cult of Personality”, which won a Grammy© for “Best Performance by Hard Rock” in 1990 and has been consistently used as the entrance theme for professional wrestler CM Punk since 2011. They were also named “Best New Artist” at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards and won their second Grammy© for their album Time’s Up, released in 1990. His third studio album, Stain, was also well-received by music critics. After splitting up in 1995, Living Colour reunited in late 2000, and have released three more studio albums since then: Collideøscope, in 2003; The Chair in the Doorway, in 2009; and Shade, in 2017. In 2006, the New York band was inducted into the Long Island Hall of Fame, an important milestone in their musical career.

More recently, Living Colour have been preparing their seventh album, and performing on various stages around the world. On June 15th, the band is preparing to take their feet off the ground at Parque Tejo-Lisboa, not with dust, but with lots of Rock!

“Living Color’s performance at Rock in Rio Lisboa only proves two more things – this year there is Rock, and it’s in Rio! On June 15th, Rock will completely invade Parque Tejo-Lisboa. It will truly be a day not to be missed!” says Roberta Media, Executive Vice-President of Rock in Rio.

Remember that the 10th edition of Rock in Rio Lisboa will take place on the 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd of June 2024, in the new Cidade do Rock, in Parque Tejo-Lisboa, where fans will be transported to a unique and memorable experience full of animation, music and quality entertainment.

About Rock in Rio

Rock in Rio is the international brand responsible for the biggest music and entertainment event in the world. Created in 1985 in Rio de Janeiro, it is an important part of the history of world music. The event has already had 22 editions, 130 days and more than 3,816 musical attractions. Over the years, more than 11.2 million people have passed through Rock Cities in Portugal, Brazil, Spain and the United States.

In Portugal, nine editions have been held to date and over the 44 days of the festival, more than 3 million people and more than 1,100 musical attractions have visited Lisbon’s Rock City. The festival invested more than 225 million euros, generated more than 87 thousand jobs (direct and indirect), allocated around 5.6 million euros to socio-environmental causes and promoted numerous actions, including the installation of photovoltaic panels in schools, burnt forest reforestation project, equipping hospitals and IPSS, construction of sensory rooms for young people, among others.

In 2024, the festival is back on the 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd of June for a special edition that celebrates 20 years of Rock in Rio Lisboa, with great news including a new location – in Parque Tejo Lisboa. The new Cidade do Rock will feature a new stage, a new Route 85 and a new space that will celebrate 20 years of “For a Better World”, in addition to the already known Palco Mundo, Palco Galp, Rock Street, Super Bock Digital Stage, Chef’s Garden, ESC Online Sports Bar, Ferris Wheel Pisca Pisca, Slide Pepsi, VIP Area Gato Preto, among others.

Already announced:

Sat, 15 June
WORLD STAGE
Scorpions
Espetáculo especial 20 anos Rock in Rio Lisboa
Evanescence
Extreme
Xutos & Pontapés com a Orquestra Filarmónica Portuguesa

GALP STAGE
Europe
Hybrid Theory
Pluto
Living Colour
TEJO STAGE
Rival Sons
The Legendary Tigerman
Blind Zero
Peste & Sida
Sun, 16 June
WORLD STAGE
Ed Sheeran
Espetáculo especial 20 anos Rock in Rio Lisboa
Calum Scott
Jão
Fernando Daniel
GALP STAGE
Lukas Graham
Jake Bugg
Carolina de Deus
Diego Miranda
TEJO STAGE
Lauren Spencer Smith
Iñigo Quintero
Neyna
Capitão Fausto
Sat, 22 june
WORLD STAGE
Jonas Brothers
Espetáculo especial 20 anos Rock in Rio Lisboa
Macklemore
Ivete Sangalo
Carolina Deslandes
GALP STAGE
James
Filipe Karlsson
Kura
TEJO STAGE
Ornatos Violeta
Fonzie
Sun, 23 june
WORLD STAGE
Doja Cat
Espetáculo especial 20 anos Rock in Rio Lisboa
Camila Cabello
Ne-Yo
Aitana
GALP STAGE
Luísa Sonza
Pedro Sampaio
Anselmo Ralph
Soraia Ramos
TEJO STAGE
ProfJam
MC Cabelinho
Veigh
Danni Gato

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